Mary E. Walch, age 77, passed away September 17, 2016 at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

She was born on August 8, 1939 in Baraboo Wi. the daughter of Charles and Atha [Sainsbury] Cone. Mary was united in marriage to Roderick “Dick” Walch on July 4, 1957.

Mary enjoyed her grandchildren, Jarrett and Alison Walch, they were the love of her life.

Mary never missed a sporting event or dance recital. Mary also enjoyed country music, playing guitar and going to country music festivals. She was a wonderful photographer and cook and also enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. Before she retired Mary worked at Flambeau Plastics, Baraboo.

Mary is survived by her husband, Dick; son, Ed (Kathy); daughter Nancy; and her grandchildren, Jarrett and Alison Walch; sister, Jessie Schubring; sistesr in law, Nancy Cone, Sue Cone, Edna Hart, Marlee Schaefer, Pat Walch, many nieces and nephews, special friends, Carol and Finn Fischer and Sharon Wood.

Preceded in death by her son, Dale, her parents Charlie and Atha Cone, mother and father in law Hazel and Edgar Walch, brothers John, Jim, Tom, Fred, Sister’s Della, Margie, sister in laws Kathy Cone, Barb Cone, Mercedes Priebe, Mildred Baumgartner, Marlene Sprecher, brother in laws Harry Schubring, Al Combs, Jr. Walch, Duane Walch, Bob Priebe, Herb Schaffer, Al Ballweg, Nieces Veronica, Wanda and Kathleen Walch, Barbara Hart, Angie Walch, Jane Diedrich, nephew Ron Hart and great nephew Curt Blum.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 1;00 to 6;00 at Steve’s Arboretum on HWY 188 in Sauk City

Special Thank you to the doctors and staff at Meriter Hospital, Susan Southerland, Home Health, Don Hart for your special care during Mary’s stay at Meriter. Carol and Finn Fischer for Giving many rides to doctor appointments.

Mary you will be deeply missed by your family and friends you were the most wonderful wife, mother, mother in law and grandmother, sister and sister in law. Heaven gained a special angel. We love you mom.